A recent World Economic Forum report (Future of Jobs) identified the top 10 job skills required in 2020 as:
Critical thinking Creativity People management Coordinating with others
Judgement and decision-making
Cognitive flexibilityA Step Change strategy role uniquely demands and develops all of them.
It’s challenging. You'll learn more in 6 months than you would in 6 years in most jobs. Frankly, it's not easy, but nothing worth doing ever is. If that excites you, read on. If it sounds scary then don't waste your time.THE ROLE - SO WHAT IS A MARKETING STRATEGIST?
This role walks the line between management consultant and marketing agency creative strategist. We're looking to invest in someone who wants to develop their problem-solving abilities and creative thinking. Working with a Strategy Director, you'll solve problems for 30+ clients a year, such as:How do we launch a new business/product?
How do we transform a struggling business?
How do we optimise our marketing spend, online and offline?
How do we most powerfully tell our brand story? Key Responsibilities:
You’ll be playing an active part in client strategy workshops including developing and presenting original ideas direct to clientWriting strategy documents (following workshops) ensuring ideas and analysis are communicated powerfully and accuratelyBriefing creative teams to execute on ideas and concepts generated in client workshopsPrimary day-to-day client contactABOUT YOU
Your passion for solving problems and generating fresh ideas is only trumped by the joy you get from making stuff happen and a job well done. You're smart, restless, curious and entrepreneurial yet disciplined and focused. You love a team environment and don't back down from a challenge. You're highly motivated and never satisfied with the status quo.
To Make This Rare Position Yours, You Will:
Have a minimum 3 years full-time experience working in a business, management consultancy, or advertising agency in a client facing or project management roleWritten and verbal English skills at a native mastery levelDemonstrate both strategic and creative thinkingBonus Points For:
Digital know-howPublic speaking and presentation skillsClient management and relationship skillsHOW TO APPLY:
Complete the online application at www[dot]hellostepchange[dot]com/join-our-team/You will require a CV with a cover page detailing why you're right for the role and what appeals to you about the positionTo show your attention to detail, include the word 'elephant' in your application and make sure your cover letter and resume are in one .pdf documentPlease note that application through TheLoop will not be accepted